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Ecorse man accused of shooting at Detroit police officers, robbing woman at gunpoint

Glasco Miles faces long list of charges

Glasco Miles (WDIV)
Glasco Miles (WDIV)

DETROIT – An Ecorse man has been charged with firing shots at Detroit police officers and robbing a 25-year-old woman at gunpoint, according to officials.

Shots fired at police

Glasco Miles, 24, was riding a bicycle Aug. 21 when he pulled out a handgun and fired a shot toward officers who were investigating him in connection with a robbery, authorities said.

Police were in the area of Edsel and Omaha streets in Detroit at 1:50 p.m. when Miles rode past and fired a shot before fleeing on foot, police said.

He was arrested later that afternoon at a home in the 2400 block of Electric Street in Southwest Detroit, officials said.

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He was charged with assault with intent to murder, assault with intent to do great bodily harm, felonious assault, carrying a concealed weapon, felon in possession of a firearm, resisting and obstructing police and three felony firearm violations.

Miles was arraigned Friday. A probable cause conference is scheduled for Thursday, but is expected to be moved to Friday, so it can be heard on the same day as a robbery case involving Miles, according to authorities.

Armed robbery

In the robbery case, Miles is accused of targeting a 25-year-old Redford woman at a business in the 2600 block of South Schaefer Street in Detroit, officials said.

Miles was riding a bicycle when he pointed a handgun at the woman near Bassett Street and demanded her personal property, police said.

He is charged with armed robbery, felon in possession of a firearm, carrying a dangerous weapon with unlawful intent and two felony firearm violations.

Miles was arraigned and is scheduled to return to court Friday for a preliminary examination.


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